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    The Omaha Daily
Our Magazine Features
Wit. horn or, fiction, comic pictures,
hast af entertainment Instruction and
For Nebraska Showers; colder.
For Iowa Tartly cloudy.
For weather report see pa?e 2.
VOL. XL-NO. 80.
Mrs. Shepherd is
Determined Upon
Her Right to Vote
Question of Suffrage May Rend
the Hollywood Episcopal
In Paris, While En Route to Italy,
Senator Talks of Politics in
United States.
Something Always Happens on a Vacation Trip
Nebraska Reports Eight Deaths from
Infantile Paralysis to Census
Bureau at Washington.
One Hundred Thouiand 1 Nm
age Suit Ag-aimt William
Charges the Millionaire with Breach
of Promise.
8ay Her Wedding Belli Rang for
Anna Strumky.
Letters of Baralna;
Thirst to Kin
tlons Siot
Lore Tell of
and Affrc
t'nder food.
NEW YORK. Sept. 25. (Special Tele
gram ) William English Walling, million
lira. author. socialist and settlement
worker, husband of Anna Strunsky. the
noted Russian authoress, will summon to
the supreme court Miss Anna Bertha Oruns
pan, a French girl, to compel her to tell
where, aa she allege. Walling promised to
marry her. Walling Is a grandson of Wil
liam II. Engllnh of Indiana, who once ran
for vice president. Walling says he will
prove to the court before trial that the
young woman's claim of JIOO.OOO damages is
without basis. He says he will exhibit a
large bundle of letters which Mls urunspan
penned to him while they were simply good
The letters arc in French and show.
Waiting's attorney says, that Walling never
intended to make Miss Urunspan hla wife,
but 011 the contrary, If there was any
thought at all about wedding bells, they
originated In the mind of the plaintiff.
' According to Miss Urunspan's complaint,
young Walling was engaged to her at the
time of his marriage to the Russian author
ess. She says the engagement was made
'n France.
Met la rarla.
Walling says he met Miss Urunspan In
Paris five years ago and befriended her.
when she came to him and begged him to
Intercede for her brother, who had been
i rested aa a revolutionist in St. Petersburg.
It was because he succeeded in freeing him,
Walllng'a lawyer says, that Miss Urunspan
became infatuated with the millionaire.
When he married Miss Strunsky, the young
Frenchwoman followed him to this country
and brought ault for 1100,000 for alleged
; breach of promise.
Motion for the examination of the plain
tiff before trial will be made within a few
It la nald that an Interesting bundle of
Uttera will be produced In the court when
Ihe case is called. Extracts from letter
from " Urunr-imn follow:' ' f".
"To be near you und never to leave you
would bo the absolute Ideal. It la true that
1 have no right over you. Vou are my
lit ntlacUir, my superior; that is. It Is my
duty to submit to your will und not you .
.0 mine." 1
In a letter written July 13, 1906, she says;
"But now you are ao far from me; and no
more think of her who loves you, of her
who has a thirst to ki:s you. 1 know you
Juii't love me, you bad boy, but unfor
tunately 1 isn't say the same, for 1 feel a
, . not '
charm when you arc at my side-
never love without being loved, and
do nut be with
r-.... ennnt ml
will not understand you.
"I send you a thousand excuses, dearie,
you know that I wish you no evil. It Js at
myself that 1 am angry, tor 1 have for you
only gratitude and appreciation; Uod knows
that you have done only too much for me,
but 1 lack courage, little fool."
Major IU)iri Helloed from A il Jo
tan t General's Ueiwrtoiesl to
Uu to MmllH.
WASHINGTON, 1). C, Sept. 26. (Special
Telegram. ) .my uruvn. .wujui :
la relieved from duty In tlie adjutant gen-
trai's department upon expiration of
oreseht leave and will proceed to rort
Baker, relieving Major John W. Kuckman.
Coast Artillery corps, who, being thus re
lieved, upon expiration of any leave of
absence granted him will proceed to
Manila for duly.
Major Henry H. i.itnry. Coast Artil
lery, la detailed to fill a vacancy In
the adjutant general s department, vice
Major 1. A. Haynes, adjutant general, j an(1 Wtnt on to the whirlpool without mis
Coast Artillery corps, w ho Is thus re-1 lMp j.-ve times the barrel circled the
lieved from duty.
First Lieutenant U. 11. Jordan, Coast
Artillery coips, now in command of the
United States army mine planter (General
Samuel M. Mills) will take station In New
York. City.
captain James B. Mitchell. Coast Artil
lery corps, is relieved to the Flghty-second
company and placied on the unasslgned
Captain Will I,. Pyles, medical corps, ! - -upon
the expiration of present leave, will1 Mondell Must Take Long; Rest.
proceed to Fort MacKenxie for duty. J CHEYENNE. Wyo.. Sept. 25. (Special.)
Leaves of absence granted: Major H. P. Word from Newcastle today states that
O'Connor, Medical corps, five days; Fust ' Congressman Frank W. Mondell. who is
Lieutenant loiiald P. McCord, Medical Ke-1 suffering with a nervous breakdown,, is
serve corps, three months; First Lieuten- . resting easy. Hla condition does not show
ant liuncau Klllot. Eightii cavalry, one j mucn improvement and the physicians be
mumh; Colonel Edward iu. Drase. assist- j eve u w, he neCcssary for Mondell to
ant commissary general, present leave ex- ' ,ake a rt ,Ie may not ie able to
lenuru one nicntn.
Present Wave of three months granted
Captain James Totlen. Coast Artillery, Is!
amended so aa tu direct that the leave
take effect at such dat as Ills ker
be spared by commanding gener
Philippines; Second Lieutenant Ambrose
K. Emery, Twenty-seventh Infantry, one
month ; First Lleuunant Myron 11. Bow
dish, 8'cnth cavalry. tw. months, effec
tive upon l;U arrUal In I'ntted States.
civua VI l rrtlrt ; ram j-j-ie village "cutups" of Hobart Called Oft and ! celebrated the marriage of Frank Thayer.
Will Sustain a Ultt Fiuaa. ' local business man. wlt.i a demonstra-
rlal .oa. ! tion that Is the talk of the town. Thayer
i la a member of the local lodge of Elks, and
SIOUX CJTV. la.. Sept. 25. -(Special Tel-j w Inn h readied home with h'.s bride, a
egram.l The final day of the Interstate delegation of Eks was wailing for him,
fair attracted W.fu) people, despite the cold ' wi.h a costly dining service. This calmed
and' threatening wiathtr. Tills year's at-1 any suspicion Thayer might have haJ,
irai Ik.ns wc lUu Lent ever thoan here, ' and when he was Invited to attend an im
bul Hit ralu Thursday and Frid.iy caused ' portant buslneas meeting of his lodge that
4 hla financial Iom to the fair management.
The race horses weie shipped to Sedalia,
Mo., and ColumhUK. O, where big meet
lugs are In ptogreas. The autoiulble races
cheduled for today will be held Monday.
NEW YORK. Sept. (Special Tele
gram.) Holy rood Episcopal church Is
badly rent by the demand of the women of
the congregation for equal suffrage in the
parish, and by the refusal of the rector to
give them either votes or a voice In the
government of the church.
For months Mrs. E. Shepherd, a promi
nent member of the flock, has been argu
ing that since the women are really more
closely allied to the church work of th
parish than the men, they should be given
a vote, not only In the selection of pastors,
but in the expenditure of funds.
Rev. Stuart Crockett, the rector, differs
with Mrs. Shepherd, contending the church
should be run by men as It always has
been, and despite the efforts of the women
under Mrs. Shepherd, he has been a bin to
oust the old officers and place In office
wardens and vestrymen who are all antl
sut'fi agists and are expected to turn down
every proposition that even looks like
"votes for women." '
In consequence, It Is said, the trouble
has come to the unfortunate point where
many j arlshloners, once the best of friends,
are now very ceol when they pass each
other on the street.
Meanwhile Mrs. Shepherd has by no
means given up the fight. She claims a
majority of the wives and daughters of the
parish are behind her, and she Is so deter
mined to win "votes for women" at Holy
rood that even the peacemaker whom
Bishop Greer sent tip there In the person
of Archdeacon Nelson has been so far un
able to set the matter right.
Mrs. Shepherd says nothing will settle It
but a victory for her side.
Hector Crockett, content In his present
victory, has nothing to say at all.
New York Facing '
Great Labor War
One Hundred and Twenty-Five Thou
sand Skilled Laborers May Be
Thrown Out of Work.
NEW YORK. Sept. 2n.-(Special Tele
gramsTrouble in the building trades,
which has been imminent for some months,
has reached the stage where a disastrous
fight between employers and men may be
gin next week.
The action which has brought matters to
a head was the distribution of a letter to
day signed by President Frank E. Conovcr
of the Mason Builders' association, direct
ing the 200 members of that body not to
employ bricklayers affiliated with unlona
which have upheld the Bricklayers, Masons
and Plasterers International unions In their
flrbt against toe flrw F: T. Kcsbit A
j This letter and matters leading up to It
I are to be considered at a mass meeting of
bricklayers In Urand Central place at 3
o'clock tomorrow afternoon, lines In the
fight will then be drawn and the fate of
probably more than 100,000 building trades
workers for the Immediate future will be
The action of the employers, according
to President Conover, Is predicated on the
proposition that In calling a strike on the
resou i.rm m ..nvM,rn, wie.r
agreement. Ji me iockoui is aeciarea it
will tie up building operations In New York
and throw 125.000 men out of work.
Through .Niagara
Falls in Barrel
Lead Makes Trip in Three Minutes
Without Injury with Exception
of Scratches and Bruises.
NIAGARA FALLS, N. Y., Sept. 2G.-Bobby
. i ea(. D
Niagara Falls, Ont., Yesterday
j maJo a through whirlwind Rapids In
, m barrcIi sorting from the Old Maid of the
! Mist landing near the cantilever bridge.
! Except for a few scratches and bruises
Leach, who claims to. have made the trip
several times before, was unhurt.
Leach entered the rapids at 3:57 and went
through them In three minutes, riding the
tremendous waves smoothly. The great
i wave caught the barrel and hurled it clear
i . tho water. but it righted Itself nicely
whirlpool, keeping to the outer edge away
from the vortices. At the south end of the
pool It was caught In an In-shore eddy and
floated In close enough to be caught with
a pole at i:0S.
The only one of the barrel navigators to
be killed in a similar trip was Maud Wil-
j Hard, who suffocated In her barrel on Sep
' tembcr 7, 1901. She was In the whirlpool for
' five hours.
1 participate in the coming camalgn.
HiiThayer Plays,
Down on
HOH.MlT, oki.
25. (Special Tele-
! night, he consented, telling his wife that
kould soon return.
- At
the club rooms Thavtr was seised
! and dressed In wiilte pajamas and a wig
of toaraj black hair put ou his head. Then
Declares that the Tariff Problem is
An Old One.
Something that Applies Hfre as Veil
as Abroad.
Contends that I ader a, Protective
Tariff This Has Become a Great,
Powerful and Prosperous
PARIS, Sept. 25. (Special Cablegram.)
Senator Nelson W. Aldrich talked freely
of the political situation In the United
States when seen by a correspondent, en
route to southern Italy.
"I am on my way to Alx Les Haines for
rest and recuperation. And I will not
have and have not now any Interest In
politics whatsoever," he said, when asked
his opinion on the strength shown by the
Insurgents In the recent primaries.
"You are more of a business politician
than a practical politician," It was sug
gested, and he replied:
"It Is strange, isn't It, that there is
only one popular conception of a patriot
and a man who loves his country and la
useful to It? What of the men who en
large their country's commerce, who make
prosperous cities grow, making for
progress, wealth and all the benefactions
of Industry where poverty -rlcken vil
lages were before? Oannot men who in
vest, who give brain and care to progress
and development of the city that makes
ti.e state, or atatea that make the nation,
be aa loyal and aa parlotlc and as great
In their nation and as Interested In Its
real and substantial welfare as the veriest
demagogue that ever ranted In public or
in print?"
Coat of Living World-Wide.
When asked about the cost of living In
its relation to the tariff. Mr. Aldrich said:
"That has been answered often. In
creased coat of living is not a problem
peculiar to the United States alone. It
Is world wide, and la being agitated In
Germany, France and England. It is
doubtless due to the fact that everybody
desires to have better food and clothes
and other things than what formerly con
tented the various classes.
"Goods sold cheaper abroad than at
home has caused the question In all conn
tries. It is due to the fact that aU manu
facturers in all countries would rather sell
cheaper abroad upon occasions than to ac
cumulate atock at homo and have to aflut ;
down their plants.
"Germans complain of German goods
aold cheaper in Rio Janeiro than in Ber
lin, and the French, of silks sold cheaper
In Algiers than In Lyons, where they are
"The fact Is simple anu plain that under
a protective tariff the United States has
become great, powerful and prosperous.
1 hold no brief for anything or anybody
except that fact and that is all I care to
Women Who Fly
to Doff All Skirts
Mrs. Raich Puts on Pants and, Like
a Bird, Sails Aloft Through
the Air.
NEW YORK, Sept. 20. (Special Tele
gram.) Togged out In riding breeches, a
leather coat and with a very fetching veil
about her head, Mrs. Bessie Raich made a
fine flight in her aeroplane at Mineola to
day. Starting from the Aero club house,
she began to soar after a run of only 200
feet along the ground. A thousand spec
tators cheered as she arose 100 feet, sailed
across the aviation grounds jOO yards, then
alighted and flew back again, making a
perfect landing.
"The first woman aviator of New York,"
as Mrs. Raich is known, received a second
ovation w hen she descended. She was com
pelled to flee to the garage to escape being
carried on the shoulders of the crowd.
"I know that it was more my woman's
skirts than anything else that caused that
accident when I tried to fly some days
j ago," said Mrs. Kaich. "So I doffed the
1 !-..- ... ..Ill I ,
j "" ue3
'0x aree that for f short mht no
uriici (lie 7i a a ctvi iimue uy Min&ieur Or
professional here before.
"Hereafter I'll fly in breeches. I sailed
1,000 yards today and next time I'll make It
ten miles."
lusprctor for Wyoming; Militia.
CHEYENNE. Wyo., Sept. 25. (Special.)
Captain V. K. Hart, supervising quarter
master at Fort l. A. Russell, will be re
tired at once on account of disability, and
will be appointed instructor of the Wyom
ing National guard. Captain Hart will bo
the first Instructor the state troops have
had since the outbreak of the Spanish
American war. He will make his head
quarters In Cheyenne.
a Stunt Not
the Regular; Bill
lie was lifted to the back of a small mule,
adorned with bells and spangles, and
led by two Elks. By this lime nearly the
whole ;Hipulatlon of Hobart had learned 1
that something waa going on, and when '
a brass band began playing and marching J
down the strtet, followed closely by I
Thayer and the mule, the excitement of
thu ;eoitt Vnaw no bounds.
Alter marching round tile public square
the procession tovk, Thayer and hla mule
into a drug store and let both dr.nk at
the soda fountain. Then the crowd made
Thayer ride his mule up the long sthlrway
to the village bandstand. Thayer, how
ever, refused to make a speech. It was
after midnight when he was allowc to
go hornet
1 I
0' I left my pocKet took' -on the ta"ble ut the hall
I 111 have to hurry if we . J
' l '
You can. tell that T Nov I wonfev What's Keepmr
t0 UVv Him tSJs time?
From tha Chicago Evening Post.
Rivers and Harbors Confess Meets
in Washington in December.
Commercial and Other Organisation.
Interested Are I'rged to Appoint
Their Delegates at
(From a Staff
WASHINGTON, Seft. 25. (Speclal.)-The
seventh annual convention of the National
Rivers and ' Harbors
congress, which will
ha- held Jp WvbtnKtiJierpbj g. and
19, -will undoubtedly bo "the moat Important
! gathering the organization has ever held.
It will find the executive and congress In
harmonious relation upon the great salient
features of waterway Improvements. The
attendance Is already assured of the most
prominent men in public life. Including the
president of the United States and in all
probability the ex-president, Theodore
Roosevelt. It la now high time that all
commercial and trade bodies interested In
waterway Improvement should be making
up their list of delegates to the National
Rivers ond Harbors congress. The conven
tion promises to have an enormous attend
ance, and accommodations for the visitors
to the national capital will be. In great
demand, especially as the date of the con
vention will be In the week of the reas
sembling of the federal congress. Subjects
of vital Importance to this great body of
waterway enthusiasts will be discussed, the
intentioa of the officers and directors of
the congress being to make the coming
convention more truly representative of the
wrote people than ever before, If such a
thing be possible.
Hinds Kleetlon Popular.
The election of Asher G. Hinds, who was
narrowly saved from the democratic tidal
wave In Maine, will be generally pleasing
to old members of the house of both
parties. Unquestionably a man of ability,
In the extre lly responsible position of
clerk at tho' speaker's table Mr. Hinds,
while displaying a rare and accurate
knowledge of parliamentary law and prac
tice, showed he was a fair-spirited man
and never led the speaker or the presid
ing officer for the time into error. Demo
crats generally spoke of him as a "very
decent fellow." That he will be a useful
representative both parties freely admit.
Conaressmen Who Hove Been In Jail.
When Caleb Powers, nominated for con
gress by the republlcana of the Eleventh
Kentucky district, takes his sent in the
house, his district being overwhelmingly
republican, he will not be the only man In
high public position in Washington who has
been in Jail for alleged crimes. Powers, as
is well known, w 'S for years In prison i
Charged with complicity In the murder of
Governor Goebel, and later pardoned by
Governor Wilson. Justice Horace II. Lur
ton of Tennessee was Imprisoned nt Co-
i iliiiinir the civil war. He was
! 'i-.eni.ral John H. Morgan's raiders.
with whom ho was captured on their
venture Into Indiana and Ohio. General
George W. Gordon, representative from the
Tenth Tennessee district und commander
of the United States Veterans' association,
spent sjme time in a northern prism! after
his capture at the battle of Franklin, whrre,
leading his brigade In charge of the Union
(Continued on Second l'ane.)
Did you find
anything yester
day? The owner is no doubt advertis
ing for It in today's Ece.
Read these little treasures.
They will iost you.
They are interesting reading.
If you don't find whtt you are
looking for here, drop an ad in to
uight's Bee. See how quickly yau
hear from it.
Kverybily Head
Bee Want Ads.
Plastings Man,
Fighting Fire, (
Meets Death
F. W. Raney Killed by Falling Wall
of Burning Presbyterian
Church. 1
HASTINGS, Neb., Sept. 26.-(Speclal Tele
gi am.) Fire late this afternoon totally
destroyed thet First Presbyterian church,
the costliest church building in Hastings.
The fire cost the life of F. W. Raney, a
volunteer fireman, who was killed toy a
falling wall,". Mr. Raney was the. father, of
William Raney," Voider of a Rhodes'' schdl
arship, who was to have started for Ox
ford tomorrow morning.
F. W. Raney was working with others
long after the fire had been discovered
and was standing near the west wall of
the building when it fell at 7:30 p. m.
The clHirch building, with equipment in
cluding a $3,500 pipe organ, represented an
Investment of $49,000 and was Insured for
about $18,000. The flames were discovered
at S o'clock by Organist Reea while he was
rehearsing for the evening program. Smoke
was then coming from the basement. De
spite the best efforts of the firemen and
of many volunteers the fire spread rapidly,
and within an hour everything was burned
except the corner tower.
The trustees met tonight to arrange for
temporary quarters and a movement to re
build probably will be started at once. The
building was erected In
Some of the church officers believe tho
fire started from escaping gas. It has
been reported that a noise like an explosion
was heard In the basement about 1 o'clock
and the fire may have smouldered since
that time.
Widows and Maiden, of Maine Town
Are tilnd to Bevel In Slnsrle
NORWAY. Me.. Sept. 25.-(Speclal Tele
gram.) In one place In the United States
at least widows and maiden women are in
favor. Nor is there talk of tax. on bache
lors. One hundred of the largest and most
tender herring Is the annuity offered to all
the widows residing within the confines of
the town of Pembrooke.
It Is a time-honored custom and its origin
Is beyond recall of the oldest inhabitant's
memory. But the custom is faithfully
obeyed and t the end of the year's run
about fifty women claim their share.
The weirs are town property and tho law
providing that 10.000 herring be taken from
each season's catch and returned to the
lake is rigidly observed. But whoever of
the I.sTiO residents of the two towns may
find himself deprived of his share, the
widows are certain of obtaining theirs.
John Le Farge is in charge of the fish
ing and he sees to it that every house
holder gets all the herring he Is entitled
to, always with an eye to It that no widow
Is overlooked on the extra hundred.
"It is pot charity." he tays. "The way
we look at it is that large, tender herring
Is about the best the town can offer w.tu
out chaise, and In the old days, it must
have been quite a help to a woman wliosa
husband died to have such a quantity of
eve:- ready food on hand. Tho custom it
honored and no one cares to break it."
Battleship Nebraska Wins
Honors at Target Practice
. him in Saa Fiaucitco when lie arrived
i .'ruin China, wts too much for him.
POT.Tfc' MOCTH. Va., Sept. 2V- Special ; ship Minnesota, shooting at a target 10) j Mr. S hvtab went to Saa Fiancisco to on
Te!e;iam.) The Cnlted States battleship , feet lontr and twenty-five feet high from I lain from the prince the contract to build
Minnesota, which is participating' In tho , this olttante. shot It ' all to pieces. Sharp ! thu nev navy and has he n wining and
giat war game at the southern dr f , Hi.ootiiiij showed that the crack gunner dining the Chinee mogul ever since. He
grounds, bids fair to he crowned the quc-;u of Minnesota could blow the vuln. rjblo i came in Mr. Schwab's pilvatu car. It was
of ths kcat in the American navy. Her center section of a battleship off in the reported tonight 11 at Schwab had closrd a
s! ootlng has been auperb and. aitl.ouga, ; face of t!ie sea at this immense distance. coMtact to bmld the new ships, amounting
ti e tores have not yet been reckoned, tha Toiiay'v honors went to the third d'vis- j ;o vl8,0t),c(').
cnan.j :onsn;p is proosoiy us. i ne recoras
of the Cnlted Etate. battleships In this
mimic war came, sn it is i.iid, will put
the American navy ahead of the world for
mai ksiiiannh.p. The taigets have been
shit at from a distance of lO.Ooa yards,
which is a feat no other nation has at -
tempted, aid every one uf the division
did splendidly. The United States battle-
Body Found Sunday in Unfrequented
Part of Hanscom Park.
Insanity from Financial Loss Thonsxht
by Police to Hare Been Cause of
Act Waa Head of Maltlns;
Company Until May
Elmer E. Bryson. tor many years a
prominent cltUen of Omaha, killed him
self with poison in Hanscom park about
6:30 yesterday afternoon. The body waa
found a block from engine No. 10 In the
Mouth slda of Hhe pal'V, !n an unfrequented
spot. He waa last seen by some children
wandering In the park about S o'clock,
Hla death is attributed to poison be
cause of a white powder seen on his Hps
and face, when the body was found.
Mr. Bryson'a residence during the ab
sence from the city of his wife and son.
Llston. was at the Georglu hotel at 1307
Georgia avenue. Tho family home la at
1142 South Twenty-ninth street. He was
about 50 years of age.
The police 'believe that Mr. Bryson
killed himself because of Insanity brought
about by personal financial loss, tl Is
said that he had been speculating heavily
and unsuccessfully. Mr. Bryson has been
a man of varying wealth. He was presi
dent of the Gate City Malt company until
last May and dealt considerably for a time
In real estate. He was Interested In
politics and was a republican.
The deceased was a familiar figure
In Omaha becuuse of Ills striking appear
ance. He was tall and spare, with hair
partly white, and partly Jet black.
The body was removed from the pork
by Coroner CroBby, who will hold an in
S.nies of Four Mora of the Dead Are
Learned Three Bodies He
main Unidentified.
DENVER, Sept. 2.'.. W. G. W. Martin.
general agent of the Chicago, Rock Island
& Pacific railroad announced the fol- I
tlms of the wreck on that road near Clay
ton, Kan., yesterday:
O. E. JACOBSON, Phlllipsburg, Kaa.
MR AND MItS. MYERS, ltiverton. 111.
S. H. MAYER, Defiance, O.
ZElGLEXt. young girl, Stratton, Colo,
Three bodies. M
Martin said, remain to
be Identified, making the total number of
dead eighteen. ,
Democrat Criticise, the Speeches of
Theodore Roosevelt While Latter
Wa. In Kurone.
SPRINGFIELD. MV... Sept. 25.-W. J.
Bryan In a speech here Saturday devoted
much time to the speeches delivered by
Colonel Theodore Roosevelt In Europe.
Referring to the ex-pretident's utterance
said: "Tills utterance is un-American and
coining from an ex-presrldent places the peo
ple of the country In a wrong light, as no
one stands with him.".
Bryan left here tonight for Pueblo, Colo.
ion, coniuiig or tne isetjrasKa the Uioi gii
and the Rhode Island. It is expected that!
i dl Islon practice w ill lie completed tonight I
and tl at target practice w II lie through j
bv Monday evening. The first and second j
division have finlrhd their division urac-
Tho second squadron, consisting of
third and fourth
I runs tu make.
divisions, havo two
Colored Race Mortality from Thu
Source Very Small.
Dread Scourge Claims Few Victims in
United States.
f'.iaht Fatalities from Glanders. Poor,
teen from Anthrax, Fifty-Five from
Hydrophobia, Rlahty-Mx from
Lend Pol son In v.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25.-(Spv!.-il Tele
gram.) There were 5fi9 deaths from ncute
anterior poliomyelitis, or Infantile paralysis.
llfl from pellagra. flfty-fle from rabies, or
hydrophobia, and nine deaths from leprosy
In 1!09 In the death registration nren of con
tinental Vnlted States, which comprise!
over sr per cent of the total population,
according to the census bureau's forth
coming bulletin on mortality statistics for
1!W submitted to Census director Ihirand
by Or. Cressy V. Wilbur, chief statistician
for vital statistics.
It Is reported that of the W9 deaths from
Infantile paralysis, Bo were of white and
only seventeen colored persons.
The deaths from anterior poliomyelitis
numbered, as follows: California, twelve
(one In San Francisco); Colorado, six (one .
in Denver); Ohio, sixteen (one In Cincin
nati, two in Cleveland); Pennsylvania,
seventy-six (eight In Philadelphia, eight ir
Pittsburg, one In Scranton); Washington,
For the nonregistration states there wer
In the registration cities only deaths num
bering as follows; Alabama, two; Ken
tucky, two; Minnesotu, eighty-two (twenty,
one In Minneapolis, fifty-three In St. Paul);
Nebraska, eight; Oregon, two; Tennessee,
two; Texas, two; Utah, three.
The bulletin states among the rarer di
seases included In the epidemic group may
be found some whose occasional occurrence
awakens more Interest and popular fear
than many hundred times as many deaths
from more accustomed causes. Among
these there wers during the year WOO three
deaths from typhus, seventy-nine deaths
from smallpox, two deaths from plague
and nlno deaths from leprosy. No deaths
occurred from Asiatic cholura or yellow
In the second subdivision of the class of
general diseases there were compiled eight
deaths from glanders, fourteen from anthrax
(nalignant pustule), fifty-five, from rabies
(hydrophobia).- tbtrty'-t)tht'.'fnrn actinomy
cosis, trichinosis, etc! 11 from pcllagio,
eighty-six from -lead poisoning and five
from occupational poisoning.
Heaths of Three Battles tit-salt In As
ses. luent. AitKrescatlna; Over
Two Hundred.
LOUISVILLK, Ky Sept. 25. Fines and
costs aggregating Wi were assessed against
Ir. H. K. Snyder and his Wife of Pitts
burg, Pa., who conducted an Incubator
show at the state fair last week In wh.cli
three babies died, by Magistrate Dacher
today. The doctor's wife was fined $1 ,nd
costs on nine warrants charging the same
offense. Twelve warrants against the two
charging wilful Injury to the three babies
were dismissed.
Mits Lena Heffner, one of the three
nurses, testified that when any of tho
babies died, they sent to a hospital In
Pittsburg and secured a new lot. She fold
of a trip they made from Columbus. O.,
to Pittsburg for three babies, when the
supply they had gave out.
Small In Business as C, im
ps red with the June Iteport t.
Comptroller of Currency.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25.-(Speeial Tela-
j gram.) The abstract of the condition of
the national banks of Iowa, lncluxive of
reserve cities, as reported to the comptroller
of the currency at the dose of business on
I September 1 shows the average leserve held
i at 15.8s per cent, as compared with It; 04
, tf llt june L,oaris und discounts decreased
from 1103.042,275 to 1101,333,612, gold coin from
.',."l,Uil to 2,t!i0,723, lawful money reaervt
from 7,787,118 to S7,377,2UJ and Individual de
posits from $1)8,421,213 to W.iMMT.
Rural carriers appointed: Iowa Mel
bourne, route 1, John R. Hopkins, carrier;
no substitute. Movllle, route 1, Vincent Mc
Mason, carrier; Herb Irish, substitute.
Newton, route 1, Earl E. Simpson, carrier;
no substitute. Ottumwa, route i, John H.
Klcfer, carrier; no BJbuitute. South Da
kota Redfleld, route 2, Charles D. Bullock,
carrier; Wilbur Hill, substitute.
1'rlnce llmilii of China Close.
V4N,MIO,o0 tuutraet with
Ki'bnub suil Collapse..
PHILADELPHIA, Stia. 20- (Special Tel
egram.) On his arrival here from Beth
Ichelm, where ho had be'n Inspect
,n the utiii w)iIh of Charle M Schwab.
Prince. Tai llsuin, brother or tun leg. nt
of China, collapsed and had lo be assisted
;o Ids hotel, it Ik hum tonight tiiu
hospitality bl own him by Mr. Schwab, who
nrtvarri Heul K.tute Man Dead.
SEWARD, Neb., Sept. ' 25. (Special Tele
gram W. F. Schmidt, a prominent real
t: late dealer of thla city died today of In
testinal trouble. .Mr. Schmidt, who was a
(member of tho Masonic fraternity and tho
Suns of Herman, haves a wife and five
I children, Cwo bjiis and tin no daughters.